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Re: Text displayed within Amaya compared to text displayed within other browsers.

From: Peter Kerr <p.kerr@auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 15:13:21 +1300
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20F5F8D0-A057-4764-8CB3-7EB3577AE7AC@auckland.ac.nz>
To: David Lockett <locked@iinet.net.au>

On 14/02/2009, at 12:43 AM, David Lockett wrote:

> Text in Amaya displays differently than it displays within regular  
> browsers even when the text is correctly formatted, this can be true  
> even with pages that are created within Amaya.
>
> The text often displays smaller and bolder in Amaya than it displays  
> within the major browsers, ....

There was some discussion on this topic,
check the list archives on and following 2007-12-07

IIRC there was no consensus on the cause or fix for
the problem, but I'll stick to my theory that some
(un-named) browser and/or OS rendering engines
wrongly believe 1 pixel = 1 point.

Peter Kerr
Received on Saturday, 14 February 2009 02:14:18 UTC

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